Dhenkanal District Population, Odisha - Census India 2011

Dhenkanal is one of district of Odisha in India. There are 13 Taluks, 1208 villages and 5 towns in Dhenkanal district.

As per the Census India 2011, Dhenkanal district has 279364 households, population of 1192811 of which 612593 are males and 580218 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 139096 which is 11.66% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Dhenkanal district is around 947 compared to 979 which is average of Odisha state. The literacy rate of Dhenkanal district is 69.58% out of which 75.76% males are literate and 63.05% females are literate. The total area of Dhenkanal is 4452 sq.km with population density of 268 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 90.15% of population lives in Urban area and 9.85% lives in Rural area. There are 19.62% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 13.59% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Dhenkanal district.

Dhenkanal Religion Population

Religion not stated10690.09%
Other religions and persuasions1390.01%

Dhenkanal Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
Number of households25918253446
Total Population1175061075305
Population (%)52.14%48.73%
Male Population61267551326
Female Population56239523979
Sex Ratio918950
Literacy (%)80.33%68.4%

List of Taluks in Dhenkanal

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Dhenkanal district, Odisha
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Dhenkanal Sadar 282828701.87403936
Parajang 164482859.78191961
Kamakshyanagar 117096427.34274948
Gandia 104442482.56216962
Bhuban 101051221457944
Rasol 73850357.89206964
Motunga 62014123.61502920
Kankadahad 61222492.29124980
Tumusingha 53802168.59319943
Nihalprasad 53452169.09316960
Balimi 47592122.63388952
Hindol 44159244.60181962
Bhusan Steel Limited2682180.75332837

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Dhenkanal Population Facts

Number of Households279364
Male Population612593 (51.36%)
Female Population580218 (48.64%)
Children Population139096
Area4452 km2
Population density/km2268
Male Literacy75.76%
Female Literacy63.05%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %13.59%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %19.62%

Map of Dhenkanal, Odisha